Market Access Associate - Continence and Ostomy Care - Peterborough

Market Access

East Anglia


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Reference: 3607

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Role: Market Access Associate

Therapy Area: Continence and Ostomy Care

Package: Highly competitive basic salary, pension scheme, private health, bonus

Location: Peterborough based at head office

Role type: Market Access Associate, Health Economist

Our Client is the world's leading supplier of intimate healthcare products and services. For more than 50 years they have developed and marketed innovative products that make life easier for people with diseases of a personal and private nature. They operate within three distinct areas: Ostomy Care products for people whose intestinal outlet has been rerouted through the abdominal wall; Urology and Continence Care products for people suffering from diseases of the kidneys, urinary system and male reproductive system; dressings for the treatment of chronic wounds and Skin Care products for prevention and treatment. They market and sell their products and services globally. They supply products to hospitals, institutions, wholesalers and retailers as well as directly to consumers (homecare). They employ more than 7000 people and operate in 28 countries. Within the UK they have a current market share of over 40%.

As a Market Access Associate you will be part of a highly skilled and motivated team working to obtain reimbursement and access to the UK and Irish markets for innovative Chronic Care products. You will be working to ensuring optimal pricing and reimbursement for the products based on health economic arguments and profound insight into local pricing and reimbursement mechanisms. You will manage the day to day Health Economic needs of the business in the UK and Ireland through data management of the key Value Proposition programmes, which are primarily developed for CCG’s, ‘Out of hospital’ care environments and the evolving roles of STP’s and ACO’s, and operate on real world data.

The position offers challenging tasks and close collaboration with various internal and external stakeholders in the UK and Ireland and working closely with the Global Health Economic team. As part of a learning organization, you will receive intense on-the-job training and one-on-one coaching.

You will report to Head of Market Access, Payers & Trade based in Peterborough.

Key Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Market Access Manager develop tools and health economic arguments to be used for negotiation with payers

Integrate multiple patient and business data streams to develop novel insights into the value offering to NHS Payers.

Monitor the UK Drug Tariff and support the marketing teams with submissions for innovations

Provide strategic input to both product and study design during product development

Support the Chronic Care business units in their reimbursement and market access activities

Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external key stakeholders



Degree in health economics

Minimum of 12 months’ experience in a health economics role within Pharma/ Life Sciences company

Strong numeric skills

Scientific/medical knowledge

A commercial mindset

Able to travel within the UK and Ireland on a regular basis with some limited international travel

Person/Experience Required

Sound project management skills

Strong networking/relationship building skills

Proactive and dynamic

The ability to independently drive projects

Strong attention to detail

Solid communication skills – both written and spoken

To Apply If you are suitable for this position please attach your CV. Alternatively call the recruitment team at Chemistree Solutions Ltd. Chemistree is a pharmaceutical and healthcare recruitment specialist.

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